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Archer, William (1856–1924), theatre critic and journalist, was born at 6 North Methven Street, Perth, Scotland, on 23 September 1856, the eldest son of the nine children of Thomas Archer (1823–1905) of Glasgow and his wife, Grace Lindsay Morison (1832–1911), the daughter of ...

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William Archer (1856–1924) by Sir Emery Walker, 1891 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Morison, James (1762–1809), publisher and writer on theology, was born at Perth on 13 December 1762, the son of Robert Morison (1722–1791), a bookseller and postmaster there, and his wife, Margaret Russel (1720–1800). He too became a bookseller, first at Leith and later at ...

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Morison, Robert (1722–1791), bookseller and publisher, was born in Perth, the son of Francis Morison (d. in or before 1741) and Elizabeth Mitchell. His father was a freeman glazier and bookbinder in Perth from 1706 onwards, and deacon of the Wright Calling...